Crime Statistics for Sheepridge, Kirklees, Kirklees, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Sheepridge, Kirklees, Kirklees

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sheepridge using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 2019 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 326 street level crime incidents in Sheepridge in November 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Sheepridge, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime138
Criminal Damage Arson39
Anti Social Behaviour32
Public Order25
Other Theft24
Burglary21
Vehicle Crime15
Shoplifting12
Other Crime9
Drugs5
Robbery3
Possession Of Weapons2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime326

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Sheepridge. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Sheepridge

We've taken the ten nearest places to Sheepridge and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Sheepridge has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Fartown (0.88 miles)667
Rawthorpe (1.39 miles)400
Sheepridge326
Birkby (1.39 miles)315
Netheroyd Hill (0.62 miles)261
Holme (1.28 miles)173
Toothill (1.39 miles)132
Rastrick (1.76 miles)94
Colne Bridge (1.39 miles)92
Upper Heaton (1.86 miles)25



Most violent places near Sheepridge

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Sheepridge and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Fartown211
Rawthorpe147
Sheepridge138
Netheroyd Hill109
Birkby107
Holme65
Toothill58
Rastrick35
Colne Bridge32
Upper Heaton4

Last updated: December 24, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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